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leaders over the years were in contact with him. president clinton sought counsel from him. >> on not only how to deal with his problems during impeachment. remember, you saw the clips earlier on. he was an example of so many leaders through tough times because they would think if nelson mandela can forgive, we can forgive. if he can reconcile, we can reconcile. tony blair points out this is what he symbolized, was not only reconciliation between races but between north and south, between africa and the rest of the world, between the rich and the poor. he could speak to everyone. >> we should remind everybody, he could be very much a scold when something happened he didn't like. he weighed in against public policy in america. >> he was quite disappointed in the way that a lot of other african leaders were dealing with their own countries and dealing with problems in their own countries. i think he grieved often for the people of south africa, that they could not do better after he left. >> that's right. thank you again, george. good to have you and robin with us at this hour tonight.
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hillary clinton. bill clinton will meet them there. jimmy carter arrived and oakland congress woman barbara lee is part of the under the circumstances -- u.s. congressional gel del investigation. here is a look at the schedule of the events in south africa. >> this is where the big public memorial will take place tomorrow. the 95,000 seats will be packed tomorrow with south africans of all stripes as well as dignitaries from are around the world this, will be the biggest event during the week of mourning, started yesterday with prayer and remembrance. will be follow by the three days of lying in state in the capitol, for the south africans to say their final goodbyes sunday will be the funeral mandela will be laid to rest in the village where he grew up. >> abc news is planning live coverage of the memorial to begin at about 1:00 a.m our time. they hope to carry the service until president obama delivers remarks, at least two memorials are planned locally here in the bay area. in san francisco, mayor ed lee will host a civic memorial wednesday and a celebration planned for noon at f